Implementation of tripartite statements on Karabakh important for peace in region - FM

Politics Materials 4 April 2022 16:16 (UTC +04:00)
Implementation of tripartite statements on Karabakh important for peace in region - FM
Humay Aghajanova
Humay Aghajanova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 4. The implementation of tripartite statements on Karabakh is important for the peace in the region, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said, Trend reports with reference to the Foreign Ministry.

Bayramov made the statement at a meeting with Secretary General of Council of Europe (CE) Marija Pejčinović Burić, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan.

The parties exchanged views on the current condition and prospects for the development of mutual cooperation between Azerbaijan and the CE, the Ministry said.

A total of 65 agreements have been signed and ratified and seven agreements have been additionally signed during the 21-year period of Azerbaijan's cooperation with the CE, Bayramov noted.

The importance of mutual cooperation within the framework of previous action plans between the CE and Azerbaijan, also a new Action Plan from 2022 through 2025 based on the needs of Azerbaijan and the recommendations of the CE, he emphasized.

Buric was visiting Azerbaijan for the first time as Secretary General of the CE and within the framework of this visit, a meeting was held with the Azerbaijan’s Head of State.

The Secretary General will take part in the founding meeting of the CE-Azerbaijan Action Plan from 2022 through 2025 during the visit.

Meanwhile, Bayramov informed about the current post-conflict situation in the region, the implementation of tripartite statements and the steps taken by Azerbaijan, the delimitation process, also the restoration work carried out in the Azerbaijan’s liberated territories from Armenian occupation.

Bayramov spoke about the grave consequences of the mine threat in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan, also the humanitarian de-mining activities carried out by the government.

The Secretary General of CE was brought to the attention of Armenia's failure to provide any information about the fate of about 4,000 Azerbaijanis who have been missing since the early 1990s.

The mass graves found in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan testify to the systematic and targeted killing of Azerbaijanis and the concealment of information about this, the Ministry noted.

The parties also discussed topical issues of the regional and international agenda, the situation in Ukraine and around it, also other issues of mutual interest.